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Walking the Edges: Living in the Presence of God

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This work explores what it means to be a saint, to always be walking on the edges - geographically, physically and spiritually. Saints give us an idea of what we could be if we had the courage and faith to move out of our comfort zones and truly begin to live in the presence of God. The author calls on us to take this path, painful as it may be, since it is the only way op ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by SPCK Publishing
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David Campton
Have read a few of David Adam's books now, most of them on similar themes, using the lives of early Celtic saints, or those who influenced them, as a stimulus for reflection and prayer. This is no different, using the lives of St Martin, Ninian, Patrick, Oswald and Cuthbert, as jumping off points. I could take issue with him over a few points of historical fact, and some of the theological/spiritual issues raised may well be a little tangential to the historic realities, and/or filtered through ...more
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David Adam is one of the best-loved figures in Celtic Spirituality. He also writes poetry and teaching material for churches. Living on Holy Island for thirteen years he has a special love for the saints of Iona and Lindisfarne. He now lives on land that was once given to St Cuthbert.

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